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Understanding the Fight, Flight, Freeze, Fawn Response: How Trauma Shapes Our Stress Response

Have you ever wondered why you react to stress in a particular way? Well, it turns out that our responses to stress are deeply rooted in the wiring of our autonomic nervous system and can be categorized into four distinct patterns: Fight, Flight, Freeze, and Fawn. These “4 F’s” are our body’s natural defense mechanisms, […]

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Get to Know the Future of Rest and Recovery: The Infrared Sauna

Rest and recovery are not optional. Our bodies rely on these vital moments to function at their best and prevent disease. Actively taking care of our well-being means giving ourselves the chance to recover, rejuvenate, and find balance. While there are many gadgets and tools that are marketed towards recovery and rest, don’t sleep on

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The Wellness Tech Product That Improved My Sleep and Up-Leveled My Health

Like many of you, my health journey consists of continual work, evolution, and self-experimenting, on a quest to be the best version of myself and optimize my overall health. Over a year and a half ago, I set out to dive deep with a focus on my sleep. I was questioning whether I was actually

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The Health Gadget That Could Revolutionize Your Health: The Continuous Glucose Monitor.

Have you ever heard of a Continuous Glucose Monitor, or CGM? If you don’t know it by that name, you’ve probably seen health influencers and wellness enthusiasts, including myself, walking around with a small circular device and bandage on the back of their arm. The CGM is one of the latest health and wellness trends

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3 Ways to a Healthy Heart: A Functional Medicine Lifestyle Approach

You’re minding your own business, and all of a sudden, you feel a weird flutter in your chest. You get a little anxious and before you know it, you’re checking Dr. Google, who tells you that you’re having a heart attack and you need to start saying your goodbyes. We’ve all been there, right?  When

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What to Look for in Supplements & How to be a Smart Supplement Consumer

Have you ever gotten confused about what supplements you should take or just feel overwhelmed with all the options? Do you ask if you should be even taking any? Or maybe you are like many people that have a collection of supplements they have slowly accumulated throughout the years of trying to find that one

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If Your Eyes Have This One Sign, It May Indicate a Neurological Imbalance

Do you or your kids have large pupils? As a functional medicine doctor, I often observe this firsthand or ask my patients this question. If people have already noticed this and have brought it up to their doctor, they often get told that it is normal or that they’ll grow out of it, but in

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